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I’ve known Lisa since my early days in LA, I think we got along from the first day we met –  and once weView full post »

Taglyan Complex Wedding – on a 10 year anniversary

On the day of their 10 year anniversary of meeting and falling in love – Cynthia and Marlon finally got married inView full post »

Viceroy Hotel Santa Monica Engagement

I have a special place in my heart for Cynthia and Marlon… it was just about 5 years ago, I photographed my firstView full post »

Delicate Details

I should have known by now, after having shot numerous events with Alex and Sandra that this isn’t just a babyView full post »

Emily and Nate – my little cousin gets married!!!!!

This is me and my cousin – at the airport photo-booth – 16 years ago, when she was 12, and was on her way toView full post »

Why I would hire an event planner

When a prospective client interviews me, I always ask them if they’re hiring an event planner or coordinator…View full post »

UCLA wedding – summer time!

Besides the Beef and the Fish there was also a third option – the Carrot – which I got…. Gwynne andView full post »

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Venice Beach Engagement Shoot

My first job in LA was as a waitress at Venice Beach – the restaurant no longer exists but the friends I madeView full post »

Not The End of The World

We were all prepared for the End of The World on 12.21.12 and being by the beach in Santa Monica where they have signsView full post »

…and Maxwell!

It’s really all about the dog. That was clear from the beginning, when Evelyn called me regarding an engagementView full post »

Malibu Wedding Photographer

Bride and Groom

Tis past weekend I had the pleasure to be part of Melissa and Peter’s wedding… The cool thing for me, wasView full post »


Krystal and Kyle recently got engaged – I was delighted to be at their engagement party to document their lovelyView full post »

A Malibu Engagement

Henry and Alex are the non traditional couple who are going to have a non-wedding, wedding…but we still got toView full post »

LOVE on the Queen Mary

When Christine and Daniel called me months ago – telling me they found me online, that they saw and loved Ben andView full post »

A morning at the Santa Monica Pier

One of the first places I visited when I arrived in Los Angeles over 10 years ago , was the Santa Monica Pier. I wentView full post »

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